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Souvenir of Ishpeming, Michigan [cover title]
Childs Art Gallery, Ishpeming, Mi, 1890. Twenty photographs on [18] leaves. Original gray card covers, printed in gilt, string-tied. Rear cover detached, front cover heavily soiled and worn; corners chipped. Photographs mounted to stiff card leaves with printed captions. Some light scattered soiling and wear, but photographs clean and strong. Charming photographically-illustrated souvenir of Ishpeming, Michigan, a town located in the central Upper Peninsula. Published by the Childs Art Gallery, with photographs by C.D. Cole, each captioned leaf contains a mounted photograph (or occasionally two) with vistas of the town and its sites. The opening image is "Ishpeming, Looking North-East," which gives a view of the town with industrial works in the foreground. A lovely view of Main Street follows, with several carriages and pedestrians in the background and a curious black dog staring straight at the camera in the immediate foreground. There are also views of Euclid Street, Pine Street, Strawberry Hill, Lake Street, and several individual residences, as well as views of nearby Lake Bancroft and the Lake Superior Iron Mine. Rare, with no copies located in OCLC. A handsome production. Childs Art Gallery, Houghton, MI (1870s-1880s) "Additional copies of this picture can be had at reduced price at any time within five years. We can make you a fine enlargement from this picture for framing for $3.00. Work guaranteed the best", *cabinet image jpg in gallery Childs & Cole, photographers, Ishpeming, MI (1890s) cabinet image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: McBride Rare Books LLC [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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